5 Ways Teachers Are Treated Like College Students

Teaching is the most important job that exists, but teachers aren’t always treated like it. In fact, many of these professionals can relate more to college students than they can to their college-educated peers. Don’t believe us? Based on conversations we’ve had with teachers across the country, we know most can relate to at least […]

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4 Surprising Purchases Teachers Make to Do Their Job

These days, no one is surprised to hear that teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies. During the 2018/2019 school year, U.S. teachers were in the national spotlight, going on strike in record numbers to advocate for education reform, including higher wages and smaller class sizes. A 2018 AdoptAClassroom.org survey found that 96 percent […]

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Q&A: How Funding Professional Development Creates a Stronger Classroom

Kindergarten teacher Janice has raised more than $5,600 on AdoptAClassroom.org from individual donors and Spotlight funds in order to support her classroom needs. She purchased much-needed classroom supplies, but she also used the donations to pay for professional development courses to help her effectively utilize the materials she ordered. We hear from teachers and principals […]

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Join AdoptAClassroom.org's Facebook Group for Teachers

We’ve officially launched our Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group! Are you a teacher looking for a supportive space to discuss the education topics on your mind, or to join in on teaching and fundraising conversations with your fellow teachers? Check out our new Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group  and join a community of great teachers. The Teachers’ […]

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33 Teachers Surprised with Funds for Classroom Supplies
33 Teachers Surprised with Funds for Classroom Supplies

At a recent school-wide assembly, Subaru representatives presented the teachers at Forest Hill Elementary with a $5,500 gift card to AdoptAClassroom.org. The funds were to be split equally among the classroom teachers so they could purchase the supplies and materials their students need to learn and succeed. “Teachers know what’s best, and what they need […]

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Indiana Great Clips Salons and AdoptAClassroom.org Partner for Third Year to Support Teachers

100 Great Clips Indiana Locations Fundraising for Local Teachers INDIANAPOLIS —  July 12, 2018 — Teachers are preparing to go back to school. Purchasing classroom supplies is always a top priority – and often a financial burden for teachers. For the third year, Great Clips Indiana has partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to help ease the burden. By generating awareness and raising funds for […]

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Expanded Resources for Spanish Classrooms Now Available

We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded the Spanish language resources available through the AdoptAClassroom.org Marketplace!A larger selection of books and learning materials gives your students  hands-on experiences while they immerse themselves in a new language!   To bring these new resources to your classroom, login to your Teacher Dashboard and click “Go to Shop” […]

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#PackYourBag: Let’s Talk About Social Media

Between memes, pet photos, and political arguments, Facebook and Twitter might seem like the last places to go to raise money for your classroom. But research shows that donors are increasingly inspired to give by posts on social media. Engaging your social network and sharing media with them is the quickest way to get your […]

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#PackYourBag: Back to School Edition

It’s August, and here at AdoptAClassroom.org that means one thing – Back to School season! Back to School isn’t just for parents and students, teachers everywhere are making lists of their own. From furniture and books to craft supplies and dry erase markers, getting a classroom ready for the school year is a big job. It’s […]

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